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Ford Brazil set new yearly and monthly sales records for its Ford EcoSport in 2005, moving 45,445 units, including more than 5,500 in the December alone, according to data issued by Renavam, the national register for motor vehicles in Brazil.
He added that the EcoSport’s sales surpassed those of any model in the pickup, station wagon, van, minivan and medium-sized car segments, and is second only to compact hatchback models in the South American market.
The key to the EcoSport’s recent success was the launch of the Flex 1.6 L version, the first in its class with an innovative dual-fuel engine.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=22539   (454 words)

 Ford EcoSport Information
The Ford EcoSport is a mini SUV designed and built in Brazil by Ford.
Even then, the EcoSport is Ford's best-seller in Argentina and Brazil, thanks to its off-roader-like design and to its low price when compared to other SUVs.
All EcoSports sold in Mexico come with the Duratec 2.0L 16V 145 HP gas engine with 138 lb-ft of torque and a 5-speed manual transmission.
www.bookrags.com /Ford_EcoSport   (217 words)

Ford Brazil has exported 21,747 units to Mexico and 14,269 units to Argentina.
EcoSport arrived on the Latin American market at a time when SUVs were highly desired but were only available as high-priced imports.
Ford Brazil also has enjoyed success with a special edition of the EcoSport known as the FreeStyle, which has unique packaging and appearance.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=25051&make_id=trust   (627 words)

  Ford EcoSport - Top Speed
Ford has announced that the Escot will make a return to the market, and will be a revolutionary new Plug-in Hybrid vehicle with a fuel consumption of just 2,35 liters/100 km.
Ford's EcoSport dominates Brazil's compact SUV segment with a commanding 80 percent market share.
This month, Ford Brazil launches a new version of the SUV with automatic transmission for distribution to dealerships in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.
www.topspeed.com /cars/ford-ecosport/ke2166.html   (268 words)

  Top Literature - Ford EcoSport
The Ford EcoSport is a mini SUV designed and built in Brazil by Ford.
The EcoSport is Ford's best-seller in Argentina and Brazil, thanks to its off-roader-like design and to its low price when compared to other SUVs.
The Ford EcoSport in the most common version is powered by a Ford 2.0 I4 16v Duratec Engine (141 HP @ 5950 RPM) with a front drive train, and a very hard to reach top speed of 220 km/h.
encyclopedia.topliterature.com /?title=Ford_EcoSport   (428 words)

 cars - Ford Fiesta
Ford's plants in Dagenham, England and Cologne, Germany were also used to manufacture Fiestas.
In the US, Ford had already sold a Kia-built version of the Mazda 121 as the Ford Festiva, while restyled versions of Mazda's 323 and 626 were sold in Asia and Australasia as the Ford Laser and Ford Telstar.
The Ford Fiesta ST is the performance variant of the new Fiesta, capable of speeds of up to 130 mph (210 km/h) and hopes to relive the success of the XR2.
www.carluvers.com /cars/Ford_Fiesta   (1775 words)

 Ford Fiesta - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ford was keen to look after these customers and realising the high quality of the conversion all the warranties were still valid after the conversion.
Ford Fiesta Mark 4 was the first small car to combine advanced fourchannel electronic anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution and traction control.
Despite more board votes towards "Bravo," Henry Ford II personally overruled and named the car "Fiesta." The name "Fiesta," belonged to General Motors at the time, however it was freely given for Ford to use on their new class B car.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/XR2   (2862 words)

 Ford Motor Company - 2003 Annual Report: Product
Ford and Detroit Edison are exploring larger fuel cells and additional energy generators with a larger system planned for later in 2004.
Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford then joined Chongqing government officials and senior Changan Automobile Group leaders to break ground at the Changan Ford joint venture, initiating expansions that will take the plant from its present capacity of 50,000 units to 150,000 units a year.
Ford Motor Company’s presence in Thailand is part of the company’s expansion in the Asia-Pacific market, which is expected to provide 60 percent of the world’s automotive growth over the rest of this decade.
www.ford.com /en/company/investorInformation/companyReports/annualReports/2003annualReport/product.htm   (2704 words)

 Ford ecosport philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Ford discovers future ideas in Brazilian unit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Last year Ford cranked out 98,000 units of the model, which has grabbed an 80 percent share in the SUV market here and is shipped to countries such as Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.
Starting with the Ecosport, Ford Brazil also managed to cut down the time it takes to go from the drawing board to the launch of a new car to 34 months at a time when it took Ford around 50 months globally.
By the time it was ready to make the Ecosport, Ford Brazil had uprooted manufacturing concepts and replaced them with more efficient processes, a step the company's U.S. operations are now attempting.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06191/704782-185.stm   (1148 words)

 2007 Ford Ecosport - Top Speed   (Site not responding. Last check: )
EcoSport arrived on the Latin American market at a time when SUVs were highly desired but were only available as high-priced imports.
Among the successful EcoSport promotions are the Nike 10K Circuit running races and the sponsorship of the popular band Camaleão during Brazil’s annual carnival celebration.
Ford Brazil also has enjoyed success with a special edition of the EcoSport known as the FreeStyle, which has unique packaging and appearance.
www.topspeed.com /cars/ford/ford-ecosport-ar18084.html   (631 words)

 My Ford Dreams: Scion fighter, Ford EcoSport R
I'm a big fan of Ford and have had many over the years, this is my opinion on what Ford should do to improve their product mix.
I know that the EcoSport's engine and transmission are from the Ford Fiesta, which is sold all over the world, with again the exceptoin of the US.
Ford Ranger Sever Off Road Vehicle package for the...
myforddreams.blogspot.com /2005/07/scion-fighter-ford-ecosport-r.html   (611 words)

 reveries.com :: marketing insights + ideas » Blog Archive » Ford Ecosport
Ford Motor Company’s dramatic turnaround in Brazil could be a blueprint for a similar comeback elsewhere, suggests Geraldo Samor in The Wall Street Journal (7/10/06).
Seven years ago, things were so bad that Ford nearly pulled out of South America altogether — even though it had been selling cars there since 1919.
While the Ecosport small, rugged design probably won’t be exported to America, a lot of folks believe the approach behind it should be.
www.reveries.com /?p=590   (182 words)

 Ford EcoSport 1.6 | First Drives | Car Reviews | Auto Express
The styling is based on that of the American Ford Escape, and features wider, rounder front lights and a spare wheel on the tailgate.
Take to the road and the first thing that you notice is the EcoSport's impressive visibility - its height and large glass areas combine to provide an excellent all-round view.
And despite its SUV looks, the Ford handles much like a conventional urban car - the steering is light, the gearshift slick and it's simple to park.
www.autoexpress.co.uk /carreviews/firstdrives/47643/ford_ecosport_16.html   (607 words)

 Ford EcoSport | Spy Shot Videos | Videos | Auto Express
Though this prototype might look like the Ford Fiesta Fusion, it's actually a completely different model, based on the EcoSport concept car seen at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in late 2002.
Comparing the two cars closely, it is only the headlights that appear to be identical, while all other design elements - grille, bumpers front and rear, roofline and ground clearance - are completely different.
While prices have yet to be revealed, the car is expected to cost from 18,000 Euros and offer a range of engines, including Ford's 1.6-litre petrol unit and the 1.4-litre diesel co-developed with PSA Peugeot CitroΫn.
www.autoexpress.co.uk /autoexpresstv/spyshotvideos/email/33084/ford_ecosport.html   (114 words)

 2003 Ford EcoSport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Developed by Ford's Brazilian engineers as part of the Amazon project and available with either a 4x2 or a 4x4 drivetrain, the EcoSport is designed to meet the aspirations and needs of the developing South American market.
Compared to the Ford Fusion urban utility vehicle, with which it shares some components, the Ford EcoSport is characterized by the robustness of the drivetrain and its off-road capability, qualifying it to face a greater range of conditions with comfort.
According to Ford Brasil the EcoSport "will be sold … in South America only" and at first glance seems to lack the refinement required for the North American market.
www.auto-report.net /ecosport.html   (311 words)

 Comprar Carros e Picapes Ford Ecosport (Ford) - OfertasGerais
Ford Ecosport Xls 1.6 2004/2005 Azul Completa Couro
Ecosport Xlt 1.6 - Cinza - 2004/2005 - 32000km
Ford Ecosport Xlt 06/06 1.6 Flex Ipva Pago Couro Completa
www.ofertasgerais.com.br /comprar/544-ford-ecosport.php   (405 words)

 (BlueOvalNews) Ford News, Ford Forum, Ford Reviews, Ford Blogs, 2008 Shelby GT500KR, 2007 GT500, GT500 forums, 2007 ...
Much of Ford South America’s recent success is due to the launch of new products with a surprising design such as the Fiesta hatchback and sedan as well as the EcoSport.
"The EcoSport is the absolute leader of its segment, with a market share of more than 81 percent in 2005,"said Antônio Baltar, Ford Brazil product manager.
In Argentina, EcoSport is the best selling Ford vehicle with more than 30,000 units sold since it launched in September 2003.
www.blueovalnews.com /index.php?categoryid=12&p2_articleid=136&s=&   (525 words)

 Ford EcoSport . Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Ford EcoSport is a Brazil Brazilian-designed Ford small sport utility vehicle SUV.
It is essentially a redesigned off-road version of the European Ford Fusion#Ford Fusion European Ford Fusion, based on the Ford Fiesta Fiesta platform.
Engine: 1.0 Ford Zetec engine#Zetec-Rocam Zetec-Rocam Supercharger 95cv; 1.6 Ford Zetec engine#Zetec-Rocam Zetec-Rocam 98 cv and Ford Duratec engine Duratec 2.0 16v 142cv.
www.uk.fraquisanto.net /Ford_EcoSport   (437 words)

 "EcoDesign: La historia del Ford EcoSport" - The Car Connection
Es el principal diseñador de la exitosa SUV de Ford "Ecosport", que a dos años de su lanzamiento lidera el segmento en Chile, y con fuertes ventas en Argentina y Brasil.
En ese sentido, el diseñador recalcó que el proceso de creación se inicia con la reunion principal con el equipo de mercadeo estratégico de la compañía, que detecta las necesidades de los clientes para dar vida a un producto exclusivo para Latinoamerica, pero que ya se proyecta en exportar a otros mercados mundiales.
El Ford EcoSport es un SUV compacto que, desde su introducción en Chile en el 2003, ha logrado ganar participación hasta consolidarse como el todo terreno más vendido del mercado con cerca de 1,600 unidades vendidas durante los nueve primeros meses de este año.
www.elcarroconexion.com /Industria/Internacionales/EcoDesign_La_historia_del_Ford_EcoSport.S1085.A9447.html   (800 words)

 2003 Ford EcoSport - General Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
its something different(which is hard to come by in fords current line-up) and mixes supermini,mini-mpv and supermnini all at once.
ford should use this to replace the ugly fusion.
it's produced in salvador, brazil at ford's complexo de nordest plant and should be currenty available through any brazilian ford dealer.
www.conceptcarz.com /reviews/review.aspx?carID=6175&reviewCatID=3024&onlyOne=true   (380 words)

 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, Alabama (AL)
The Ford EcoSport is a Compact SUV designed and built in Brazil by Ford.
The EcoSport is one of Ford's best-seller models in Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.
Since the EcoSport went on sale, the car has sold well, consistently appearing on the 10 best-selling vehicles on Brazil list.
www.timesdaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Ford_Ecosport   (184 words)

 Ford foresees car smaller than Focus | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ford product planners have acknowledged they are exploring a U.S. entry for the segment, often described as B-sized in Europe.
The vehicle probably will be a spinoff of the Brazil-made Ford EcoSport, which rides on the Fiesta platform, the basis of many of Ford's European small cars.
A Ford affiliate, Mazda, is leading development of the next-generation Fiesta platform.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050115/news_lz1d15focus.html   (131 words)

 Spy Photos: Ford EcoSport in Hollywood
Smaller and more car-like than the Escape, the front/four-wheel-drive EcoSport is based on the Fiesta subcompact platform, and is a variant of the high-roof European Fusion.
Earlier this year, a report suggested Ford is considering an EcoSport-based replacement for the Escape SUV and its brethren the Mercury Mariner and Mazda Tribute, tapping its Brazilian division to save development costs.
Escape to Brazil: Next Ford Small SUV to Be Variant of EcoSport [internal]
www.jalopnik.com /cars/spy-photos/spy-photos-ford-ecosport-in-hollywood-206113.php   (240 words)

 Camioneta Ford Ecosport 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
FORD ECOSPORT 2004 Garantía: Esta dentro de la GARANTIA, de 100,000 km.
FORD ECOSPORT 2004 Comprada en Julio 2004 en INTERAMERICANA - PIURA 29,000 Km.
FORD EXPLORER Camioneta en buen estado de mantenimiento, el motor está en buen estado, recien afinada, rinde 28 km en ciudad y 35 km en carretera; tiene amortiguadores nuevos, mantenimiento recie...
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 Ford EcoSport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite its appearence, the EcoSport is a front wheel drive car, not suitable for off-road driving.
Even then, the EcoSport is a Ford's best-seller in Argentina and Brazil, thanks to its off-roader-like design and to its low price when compared to other SUV.
For a few years, Ford also produced a 4WD version, although its production has being discontinued due to its low sells.
www.punweb.com /article/Ford_Ecosport   (126 words)

 Primeiramão Web - O Seu Portal de Classificados
Na minha opinião o Ford EcoSport será o carro que desbancará o Audi A3 e o Golf GTI dessa cobiçada posição.
O EcoSport tem um acabamento bastante simples, mas condizente com a proposta do carrinho.
A montadora declara que o EcoSport 1.6 faz 11,6 km/litro na cidade e 14,4 km/litro na estrada, números bastante razoáveis para um Sport Utility.
www.primeiramao.com.br /editorial/superauto/editorial_avaliacao121.asp   (676 words)

 Buenos Aires Herald
Ford is releasing the new Ford EcoSport AT with automatic transmission, providing a more comfortable and smooth driving experience.
This version will allow users to enjoy their trips even more, especially during everyday city driving, with the usual freedom supplied by the EcoSport.
The new Ford EcoSport AT has a four-speed...
www.buenosairesherald.com /business/note.jsp?idContent=380413   (182 words)

 ford ecosport : Ford
Bei uns gibt es den Fusion und der ist grösstenteils mit dem Ecosport identisch, wie es aussieht.
Allerdings gebe ich Dir recht, dass der Ecosport einfach mehr hermacht.
Der EcoSport ist doch ein Geländewagen, so wie ich die Bilder sehe...
www.motor-talk.de /t847544/f19/s/thread.html   (178 words)

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